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  1. Seekers' Bruce Woodley puts sprawling estate on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Musical mansion: The Seekers' Bruce Woodley puts his sprawling Sunshine Coast home on the market... revealing he used the property as a place to pen some of their hit tunes He's the lauded Australian songwriter whose trailblazing folk outfit's 1969 Greatest Hits record knocked The Beatles' White Album from number one in the UK. Speaking to domain.com.au , Bruce, 72, said that he had used the picturesque property as a source of inspiration for his songwriting.

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  2. Mother of all surf rescue seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | NEWS.com.au

    Kirsty Higgison and TJ Hendy patrol Surfers Paradise Beach, one of the busiest during the summer period, pipped only by Noosa. Picture: Adam Head MORE than 18,000 swimmers were treated for jellyfish stings in a sizzling surf season that smashed all records for first-aid treatments, heat and crowds.

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  3. Michael Cheika urges Super Rugby sides to loosen shackles ahead of Wallabies selectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has urged Australia's Super Rugby teams to throw caution to the wind in the next month, before a trio of home Tests he hopes can finally return smiles to the faces of frustrated fans.In what shapes as a pivotal winter for a code drowning in damaging external issues, Australia take on Fiji in Melbourne on June10, Scotland in Sydney on June 17 and the Italians in Brisbane on June 24. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Wise words: Michael Cheika, pictured at the helm of the Tahs in 2015.

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  4. 'Can you hear me?' scam targets QueenslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Telephone scammers posing as tech support, lottery reps or even government officials are inundating U.S. homes as cheap technology and the rapid rise in Internet access globally makes it easier to set up an unlawful phone operation. Photo: iStock SUNSHINE Coast police have issued a warning over an elaborate phone scam that has hit Australia shores after doing the rounds worldwide.

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  5. People who lost value on land are entitled to Queensland flood compensation: 2011 campaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Lawyers behind a second class action seeking damages for victims of the 2011 Queensland floods say there has been an influx of new clients. Lawyer Michael Gillis, the principal of Gillis Delaney Lawyers, which is leading the second class action, told Fairfax Media on Friday about 60 people, "or about six per day" had contacted the firm to discuss joining the class action in the past week.

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  6. Melbourne Vixens to atone for Lightning Super Netball lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Melbourne Vixens skipper Kate Moloney says her ladder-leading Super Netball side is relishing its chance to have a crack at the Sunshine Coast, who dished out its sole defeat of the season. Melbourne fell to the Sunshine Coast by six goals in round two with Australian shooter Caitlin Basset nailing 50 goals in the victory, but Moloney said her team was vastly improved.

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  7. Lightning star Geva Mentor happy to have taught the young Vixens a few tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    If Geva Mentor did not teach the young Vixens defenders everything she knows, then Melbourne's beloved former premiership player happily shared all that she could. There is, therefore, nothing bittersweet for Mentor in seeing the results of of her, well, mentoring, even if the beneficiaries play for the only team above hers on the Super Netball ladder.

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  8. Solicitor banned for stealing from plane crash victims' estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Daily Millbury

    A Brisbane lawyer jailed for stealing more than $1.8 million from clients, including the deceased estate of plane crash victims, will be banned from practising law.Solicitor Russell Biddle was extradited from NSW in May 2015 after it was revealed he had been helping himself to funds from two clients' estates. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link John and Carol Dawson where killed when a vintage plane crashed into a hill in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

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  9. New hospital's medical student program may not go aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | ABC News

    The Queensland Government has threatened to withdraw financial support for 15 medical student places at the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital if the roles go to international students. Griffith University wants to establish a four-year medical program at the $1.8 billion facility, which was officially opened earlier this month .

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  10. Australian family uses CPR to rescue blue-tongued lizardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | UPI

    A family in Australia helped save a blue-tounged lizard's life by performing CPR after it was found at the bottom of their pool. Wildlife Rescue Sunshine Coast shared a photo of Dale Hall holding the lucky lizard, which he managed to save from a seemingly helpless situation.

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  11. Queensland medical students may be locked out of remaining 15 places at new schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Griffith University says it will need to ask international students to fill 15 of the 50 student places at Queensland's newest medical school. The university has long asked for 50 Commonwealth-funded medical student places for the school at the University of the Sunshine Coast University hospital, which opened last month.

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  12. Qld estate thief lawyer struck from rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | NEWS.com.au

    A Brisbane lawyer jailed for stealing more than $1.8 million from clients, including the deceased estate of plane crash victims, will be banned from practising law. Solicitor Russell Biddle was extradited from NSW in May 2015 after it was revealed he had been helping himself to funds from two clients' estates.

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  13. Some Brisbane reptiles double in size because of which park they live in: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Age

    Water dragons living in separate parks across Brisbane have evolved differently from one another in a process likened to the Galapagos Islands evolution recorded by Charles Darwin, a Queensland researcher says. The first "clue" was a DNA variation across 570 eastern water dragons at South Bank, Roma Street Parkland, the City Botanic Gardens and Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens monitored by University of Sunshine Coast Senior Research Fellow Dr Celine Frere.

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  14. Third of kids coming into state protection have 'ice parents'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | ABC News

    One-third of children who came into the care of the Queensland's Department of Child Safety in 2016 had parents who use or have used methamphetamines, most commonly ice, a new report has found. About 60 per cent of those 749 children suffered neglect, about a third were subjected to emotional harm, 11 per cent experienced physical harm and 1 per cent were sexually abused.

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  15. Judge praises drug dealer's business model, although obviously quite illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Mashable

    Brisbane Supreme Court heard Satterley - who was 18 when he engaged in low-level drug dealing - charged interest on debts, gave price guides on product, discounts, and refunds when there were complaints. He also advertised that he had a high-quality product, asked for customer feedback, and even put together business strategy meetings.

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  16. Leading juniors ready to face Winton circuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Border Mail

    SPEED DEMONS: GP Juniors Cup series leader Tommy Edwards alongside rival Joel Kelso during round one at Wakefield Park. Picture: KEITH MUIR The second round of the inaugural GP Juniors Cup will take place alongside the Australian Superbike Championship at Winton Motor Raceway this weekend.

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  17. It turns out CPR will bring a drowned lizard back to life. A couple of times.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Mashable

    Dale Hall, alongside his nephews Jayden and Caleb, came to the rescue of one blue-tongue lizard that was found lifeless in his salt water swimming pool in Caloundra, Australia, on Tuesday. How? Just some old fashioned CPR.

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  18. The water park, the horse sheds, the pro golfer and the emails:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Age

    A proposed $400 million water park on the Sunshine Coast has been hit by three separate court cases amid accusations of treachery and double dealing. Arthur Downing, a 73-year-old water park expert who has worked on major resort schemes overseas, alleges his family company spent six years finding the rural site on Steve Irwin Way at Glenview, getting it rezoned for tourism development and preparing a masterplan for a resort attraction, only to be cheated out of the deal.

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  19. Brisbane judge praises drug dealer for his business skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Daily Mail

    Judge praises drug dealer for his business sense as she spares him jail for running a meth operation - where he provided price guides, discounts and a 'complaints' system Justice Lyons said his age, bad upbringing and determination to turn his life around were why she spared him from jail A judge praised a young drug dealer for his business acumen as she spared him from serving any jail time for running a methamphetamine operation.

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  20. Scientists suggest massive cull of koalas after it is revealed over...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Ottawa Citizen

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, left, look at a koala during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Australian koalas - yes, the cuddly, furry creatures with the big ears - have been beset with a raging strain of chlamydia.

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